Training and Development Coordinator

Job No: 118133
Location: Broome

  • Join a well-respected Aboriginal Corporation helping to promote healthier lifestyles and ensure equal access to sport and recreation activities!
  • Attractive remuneration package circa $76,830 - $85,000 plus super and salary sacrificing!
  • Fantastic additional benefits including Relocation Assistance, annual flights and heaps of travel opportunities!
  • Recent graduates welcome to apply!

About Garnduwa

Established in 1992, Garnduwa Amboorny Wirnan offers employees challenging and meaningful work in the delivery of quality Sport and Recreation programs to remote communities in the Kimberley.

Through the vehicle of Sport and Recreation, we empower people by promoting our values of Culture, Community and Leadership to achieve our vision for healthy, active and strong communities across the Kimberley.

Find out more about Garnduwa and their programs here. 

About the Opportunity

Garnduwa now has an opportunity for a full-time Training and Development Coordinator to join their team in Broome, WA, responsible for ensuring that Garnduwa staff have access to regular performance review and professional development opportunities relevant to their role and to Garnduwa’s organisational objectives, vision and mission.

You will be travelling throughout the Kimberley area to provide support and training services to staff, as well as managing this remotely as required.

You key responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting organisation-wide training needs assessment and identifying skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed;
  • Undertaking performance reviews with all staff to communicate job expectations and planning, monitoring, appraising and reviewing job contributions;
  • Maintaining an updated training database and professional training records for all employees and volunteers engaged in skill development opportunities;
  • Developing, implementing and providing support for professional development and succession plans;
  • Coordinating whole of staff meetings and training sessions, facilitating access to other training opportunities as required;
  • Utilising appropriate training methods or activities (e.g. simulations, mentoring, on-the-job training or classes) and promoting relevant training to employees;
  • Staying up-to-date on new training methods and techniques, incorporating them into your existing use of known education principles;
  • Reviewing and assessing instructional effectiveness to determine the impact of training on employee skills and KPIs.
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment by complying with legal regulations and establishing, following and enforcing standards and procedures.

About You

Garnduwa is seeking candidates who hold either a qualification in a training, sports management, human resources or workforce development related area, or demonstrated experience in a similar role. A broad general knowledge of sport, recreation, art and culture would be advantageous, as would experience in an RTO.

It is crucial that you have an understanding of Indigenous communities, as well as the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Experience working within remote communities would be highly beneficial.

As this role is responsible for working across multiple teams and locations, it is essential you are able to work in a culturally appropriate way with a diverse group of staff, and are willing to jump into any task at hand. Your strong communication skills and diplomatic nature will aid you in this role.

In addition, you'll bring a creative and innovative approach to the existing programs and think outside of the box when developing training activities and programs to effectively manage and deliver outcomes. You will also need high-level computer skills, including the ability to learn sporting database programs quickly.

Most important of all, you will be passionate about improving outcomes for Australia’s Aboriginal communities.

The ability and willingness to travel remotely is an integral requirement of this role. Applicants must be able to travel regularly to remote Aboriginal communities.

Please note: It is a requirement that all Garnduwa employees undergo a National Police Clearance Check and hold a current first aid certificate prior to commencement. A current 'C' Class Manual Driver's License is also required.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

About the Benefits

Stepping into this pivotal workforce development role will see you directly influencing the way Garnduwa continues to strive towards its ultimate goal of achieving long-lasting improvements in the opportunities and participation of Aboriginal people in purposeful recreational and sporting activities.

In recognition of your commitment and hard work, you will be offered an attractive remuneration package circa $76,830 - $85,000 plus 9.5% super!

In addition, you'll benefit from a range of benefits including:

  • Relocation assistance up to $3,000;
  • Personal flight subsidy up to $1500 annually;
  • Salary sacrificing;
  • Travel Allowance; and
  • Significant travel Opportunities - experience all that Australia has to offer!

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-renowned, respected and long-standing organisation, and develop your experience in the area of Indigenous health and wellbeing. You'll be joining a supportive team and will gain access to full training and handover, ensuring you're able to hit the ground running!

Ready to make a real difference in your career? Join this influential organisation working towards improving outcomes for Australia’s Aboriginal communities. Apply Now!

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About Garnduwa

Established in 1992, Garnduwa Amboorny Wirnan is a not-for-profit organisation established to promote and support the delivery of quality sports and recreation programs in the Kimberley region of WA. Now working with over 30 remote communities, their services have expanded to include leadership, self-esteem, healthy eating and suicide prevention programs, designed in response to problems with school attendance, physical/mental wellbeing, and involvement with the juvenile justice system.

As a key service provider to remote communities, Garnduwa recognises the importance of having local community members involved in the delivery of their programs, empowering people by promoting their values of Culture, Community and Leadership to achieve a shared vision for healthy, active and strong communities across the Kimberley.